Every Baptism is Infant Baptism

Peter Leithart observes:

The man born blind in John 9 is reborn by clay, spittle, and a bath in Siloam. He is so transformed that people don’t know if he’s the same man (v. 9). At this point, he barely knows who Jesus is. Pressured by the Pharisees, he confesses Jesus as a prophet (v. 17), but he doesn’t explicitly confess faith until Jesus reappears to him after he’s been cast out of the synagogue (v. 38). This is an infant baptism: Not baptism of a professing believer, but baptism of one who later comes to an explicit confession of faith.

About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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